VIDEO: Kevin Lopata, Le surplomb de la mée assis, ~8B+by Björn Pohl - UKC May/2013
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Kairn reports, Kevin Lopata has made the second ascent, post break, of Le surplomb de la mée assis, ~8B+, Rocher du potala, Fontainebleau.
The problem has become a bit harder since one of the holds was broken, bumping the grade up from 8B to 8B+. Antoine Vandeputte made the first post break ascent in the beginning of April this year.
Kevin, probably the tallest of the strong locals, specialize in crimpers and has repeated problems as hard as 8C (Satan i helvete assis), as well as opening 8B's and 8B+'s of his own.
A few days after his repeat of Le surplomb... he also repeated Gecko assis, ~8B+.
Here is the video of Kevin's ascent:
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